I’ve had this rocking chair since I was two years old. It was in my first apartment after college and has traveled with me everywhere since. I managed to keep it in tact, but more importantly, my hope was that one day I would have a child and they would enjoy it like I did. One of my most vivid memories, is getting in trouble by my mother after my older brother and I used marking pens to color the seat.
Spray paint & a placemat
Although the seat was in decent condition, it needed a re-do. I was going to take the seat off and re-upholster it, but after careful inspection, I realized that the rocking chair is very well made. So yesterday afternoon while cleaning the family room and folding some laundry it came to me. Why not spray paint the chair! I could use the jute placemat that I’m using for a tabletop cover for the seat cover, and staple it right over the seat.
Turns out the spray paint was too messy and drippy. I ended up using Behr prime and paint in one. To dress it up, I took an old dishcloth and pinned it inside out to make a slip cover of sorts. Little Pumpkin Doodle noticed the change as soon as she walked in the room. I like it and hope you like it too.
Do you like it with the slip cover or without? Let me know:)
Feel free to let me know. Hope your having a great day.